Threats to Journalists: Rwanda

  • VOA stringer Lucie Umukundwa was forced into hiding and subsequently into exile in August 2006. Within hours of Umukundwa having asked about allegations of harassment of independent journalists at a monthly news conference by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, her brother was severely beaten by unknown assailants. During the attack they made disparaging references to his sister.
  • Alhurra reporter Bashar Fahmi has been mising since August 20, 2012

    Alhurra correspondent Bashar Fahmi has been missing in Syria for

    2 year 8 months 6 days.

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